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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes
Breakout by Origin,
U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas

Count of 2000 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on the Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Ranked Listing of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
From Which Utility Patents Originated During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 213, Railway Draft Appliances

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )

The following table displays U.S. metropolitan followed by U.S. micropolitan regional areas and counts of utility patents originating from them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
U.S. Regional Level ID Code U.S. Regional Title 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 4 5 6 2 6 3 1 7 3 6 3 4 1 8 59
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121660 Eugene-Springfield, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128100 Kankakee-Bradley, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132780 Medford, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 13 13 12 4 7 4 6 8 6 8 13 8 7 15 124
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213060 Bay City, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248060 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223900 Gettysburg, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244780 Sturgis, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 13 17 12 5 10 4 7 8 6 9 13 8 7 16 135



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